Welcome to Cruise Talk!

Hi! My name is Suzanne Klasen.  I am the Owner / Travel Advisor and CLIA Master Cruise Counselor (MCC) for my CruiseOne Vacations by Suzanne Travel Agency. This site is a collection of my personal travels, thoughts and recommendations. The map above represents the cruise travel (based on embarkation port) that I have posted so far (more to come). Click on a map point to see the cruise itinerary and details.

2018 Transpacific Cruise: Celebrity Solstice Dining Review

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2018 TransPacific Cruise We enjoyed both the main dining room, ocean view cafe, and the Tuscan Grill on this cruise. The Tuscan grill is an Italian Steak house specialty dining venue. Wit this being a 19 night cruise we got a multi nigh package and had two nights at the Tuscan Grill. We…

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2018 Transpacific Cruise: Honolulu – Oahu, HI (Post-Cruise)

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2018 TransPacific Cruise There is not much to say about the end of this cruise in Honolulu, I have visited Honolulu both on land based vacations and two other cruises, so this review is simply about the disembarkation process. The process was pretty easy except we called for an Uber which meant dragging…

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2018 Transpacific Cruise: Lahaina – Maui, HI

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2018 TransPacific Cruise This was my third trip to Lahaina, so this was a nice time for us to have a relaxing beach visit. We enjoyed lunch over looking the beach at the Farm to Table restaurant “Pacific O”. I did some snorkeling right off shore and we watched the beginner surf lessons…

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2018 Transpacific Cruise: Hilo – Hawaii, HI

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2018 TransPacific Cruise Our visit to Hilo Hawaii is one for the history books. The reason I say that, is that about a week after our return, Pele decided that she was going to redecorate the island, and many of the sights that we saw were destroyed by the 2018 Kilauea lava flows….

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2018 Transpacific Cruise: Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2018 TransPacific Cruise Our day in Bora Bora was spent taking a circle island tour in 4×4 Vehicles. The island’s volcanic cone geology makes it very steep with only a very little flat land. The circumference of the island is only 11.5 miles and our tour with many stops along the way took…

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